To many Americans, Tunisia and Morocco are basically the same place. Both countries are in North Africa.
Distance from Morocco to Tunisia is 1,572 kilometers. The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Morocco and Tunisia is 1,572 km = 977 miles . If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles) from Morocco to Tunisia, It takes 1.74 hours to arrive.
1912 – Morocco becomes a French protectorate under the Treaty of Fez. 1956 – End of French protectorate after unrest and strong nationalist sentiment. Spain keeps its two coastal enclaves. Sultan Mohammed becomes king in 1957.
While much of Tunisia is safe to visit now, including the capital Tunis and much of the north of the country, much of the south and the western border is still considered dangerous for tourist travel, because of terrorism or military operations.
Economy of Tunisia
|GDP per capita rank||124th (nominal, 2019) 97th (PPP, 2019)|
|GDP by sector||agriculture: 10.1% industry: 26.2% services: 63.8% (2017 est.)|
|Inflation (CPI)||5.4% (2020 est.)|
|Population below poverty line||15.2% (2015) 17.5% on less than $5.50/day (2015)|
Genetic. Tunisians are predominantly genetically descended from Berber groups, with some Phoenician/Punic and other Middle eastern as well as Western European input. Tunisians are also descended, to a lesser extent, from other North African and other European peoples.
Morocco is a Northern African country , bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and the annexed Western Sahara. It is one of only three nations (along with Spain and France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines.
Morocco has long been considered the most Western-oriented society in the Arab world. For Morocco is not an Arab country at all, but a Berber one with a deceptive Arab veneer. Half the Moroccan population speaks Berber, a Hamitic language similar to ancient Libyan with an alphabet that bears no resemblance to Arabic .
Tunisia is one of the African countries where women can travel solo in relative safety , however there are still reports of occasional harassment towards travelers .
Alcohol is legal and publicly consumed in Tunisia , but it is becoming a point of friction as Tunisians try to figure out what kind of country they want to build in the wake of the revolution.
Is all of Tunisia safe ? No – the Foreign Office still advises against travel to parts of southern and western Tunisia , especially where the country borders Libya. It advises against all travel to: Within 20km of the rest of the Libya border area north of Dhehiba.